Antonia’s Telephone Call

Martina had just put the baby down for her nap after breastfeeding and burping her. She was in the kitchen to get a bottle of non-alcoholic wine and glasses. Laird and she were going to spend at least an hour in the jacuzzi, something they hadn't done since she had the baby. And afterwards, they …

A Funeral, a Divorce & Cheating

I was sitting listlessly in my living-room. I had just come home from visiting Aunt Savitri after we went to church. The sermon, Compassion Like Christ was very interesting and it held my attention from beginning to end. After the service, we mingled with the minister and other church members before we left. As we …

Lizbeth

He was a happily married man, a devoted husband and a proud father of two very lovely daughters until he met her...She was his Lolita, although she wasn't a prepubescent girl like the character in the novel. However, he was old enough to be her father. In fact, she was the same age as Meghan, …

Natalie’s Phone Message

Gina was in the bedroom about to remove her shoes when the phone rang. She didn't feel like answering it so she let the machine pick. She pulled over her shoes and wriggled her toes. That felt good. "Hi Gina, it's Natalie. I was at Yorkdale today, shopping for a birthday present for my mother. …

Pining, Abstaining & Longing

What was Dushan doing at that moment? Was he out somewhere? Was he in his flat? Was he alone? Was she there with him? Were they in bed together? Ruth closed her eyes in despair. It was sheer torture sitting there, imagining all sorts of things. How she longed to go over to his flat …

Lunch, Exhibits & Dinner

"All set for Christmas?" Ruth asked Ben. They were in the smaller boardroom where they just had a conference call meeting. "Yes. We're all set to go fly off to Santorini for a warm Christmas although the weather here has been balmy the last couple of days. Very strange for this time of year." "Christmas …

Really Personal Questions

"Thanks for sending me the samples of the web banner. The two fonts you chose are more like it. I'll let you know which one you should go with by the end of the day." "Thanks." "Was there something else?" she asked when he remained standing there. "As a matter of fact there is." He …

Grilled

She probably should apologize for hanging up on him but she was still mad with him because of Melissa even though nothing happened between them--or at least, that's what he said. Today was the last Friday in the month which meant that it was casual day so, she was wearing a white blouse with a …

Hank on the Beach

It was after six in the evening. Hank was relaxing on the beach enjoying the cool sea breeze and the sunshine. He wondered if he would hear from Ede. He hadn't been able to stop thinking about her since they met on Friday. As he walked past the store, he noticed her standing behind the …

Shandra’s Bha Bha Experience

"That's some dress," Stuart remarked. "Do you like it?" "Of course!" She smiled as she walked around to the passenger side where he stood holding the door open. It pleased her that he liked the dress. It was fairly new and this was the first time she was wearing it. He looked sharp in the …

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